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Reimagining Residential Care: Ideas Worth Sharing

Event Type: One Day Event
Location: Room 1.20, Graduate School for Education, 35 Berkely Square, Bristol, BS8 1JA
Dates: 11 April 2017
Contact Email: sw4745@my.bristol.ac.uk

Dear Colleague,

I am pleased to invite you to a one day conference on re-imagining long term residential care: Ideas Worth Sharing: Findings from an international study of promising practices in care homes. The day includes the following talks alongside expert commentary on key lessons drawn from the study and their relevance to the British context:

- "Searching for Promising Practices Across Borders" and "Wash, wear and care: Clothing and Laundry in Long-term Residential Care" by Dr Pat Armstrong - Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies, York University, Toronto. Principal Investigator of the international study.

- "Blurring the Public and Private in the Nursing Home Industry: Ontario and England" by Dr Hugh Armstrong - Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus of Social Work and Political Economy at Carleton University in Ottawa.

- "Cultures of care: comparing approaches to risk and protection" by Dr Liz Lloyd - Professor of Social Gerontology, University of Bristol.

- "Staff and Staff Conditions" by Dr Frode Jacobsen - Professor and Head of the Centre for Care West, University College, Bergen, Norway.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday the 11th of April from 10.15am to 4pm at Room 1.20, Graduate School for Education,35 Berkely Square, Bristol, BS8 1JA.

Please RSVP to Dr Sarah Webber at sw4745@my.bristol.ac.uk by the 1st of April 2017.

Yours sincerely,

Sarah Webber

Invitation Reimagining Residential Care 11th April 2017.pdf